South Laurel Lady Cardinals win 2018 WYMT Food City Mountain Basketball Classic

HAZARD, Ky (WYMT) - The South Laurel Lady Cardinals erased a 18-point deficit to win the Girls' 2018 WYMT Food City Mountain Basketball Classic, 53-44 over Clay County. It's the first Mountain Classic title for the Lady Cardinals.

South Laurel trailed at the half 30-12 thanks to some hot shooting by the Lady Tigers. But in the second half, the Lady Cardinals outscored Clay County by 29 points.

Amerah Steele was named the 2018 Girls Tournament MVP.

Steele tallied 21 points, Sydnie Hall had 10 points herself.

With the win, South Laurel claimed their first girls' Mountain Classic Championship title.

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